Giving Guide: Children’s Protection Center


Children’s Protection Center (CPC) provides compassionate care to children and their families to overcome the trauma of abuse. 

CPC is partnering with Jacksonville North Pulaski School District to bring services to child abuse victims in the North Pulaski County area. The District School Board recently pledged $250,000 toward a renovation of Pinewood Elementary, a former school building that will house CPC’s new location. The total cost for the CPC expansion and renovation project is $1.3 million, of which more than $850,000 has been raised, including the pledge from the district.


North Pulaski County expansion, a $1.3 million project. Specific needs vary.

• Unrestricted donations help position the children served on a path to hope and healing.

• Volunteer at events. Several options are available.


Protectors Shoot Out: October 13, 2023

• Sips & Soups: December 7, 2023

• River Cities Dragon Boat Festival: June 7 & 8, 2024


Grants: 65%
Donations: 20%
Special Event Support: 9%
Contract Services: 6%
Other income: < 1%

1210 Wolfe St.
P.O. Box 165815
Little Rock, AR 72202
501.364.5490 |

Established: 2007
Employees: 17
Service Area: Pulaski County

Executive Director: Jennifer Long


Board Chairman: Itzel Meador



Itzel Meador, Chair
Shane Frazier, Vice Chair
Jim Minor, Secretary

Ryan Underwood, Treasurer
Kevin Chaloner
Shannon Everett
John Garrison
Shana Graves
Will McGrath
Kathleen McMurray
Tiffany O’Brien
Jeremy S. Owoh, Ph.D.
Peggy Starling
Kanetra Staton
Jodiane E. Tritt
Anthony K. Valley

The 2023/2024 Arkansas Giving Guide is presented by Wright Lindsey Jennings. Click here to read a letter from our sponsors.

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